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Cardinals place Jermaine Gresham on PUP list; place Troy Niklas & Zack Wagenmann on NFI list; release Alfonso Dennard

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BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. — Question marks abound for the Arizona Cardinals, and what they’re going to do with the current crop of tight ends they have. Things are even murkier now at that position, after the team announced that Jermaine Gresham (back) will be placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list (PUP), and Troy Niklas (hamstring) will ... Read More »

Levon Kirkland: “I’m ready to teach, I’m ready to grow”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Arizona Cardinals’ owner Bill Bidwill has always made sure his team was – and still is – in the forefront in giving individuals a chance, no matter what race or gender they may be. It started back in 1978, when Bidwill hired Adele Harris, who became the first African-American female executive in the NFL, ... Read More »

Phoenix Mercury Pull Off a Wild Game in OT; Win 89-87 vs. Chicago Sky

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By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— History repeated itself Tuesday night as the Phoenix Mercury walked off the court at U.S. Airways Center winners against the Chicago Sky.  However, the path to getting the win was much different as the Mercury forced overtime against the Sky and pulled ahead to a final score of 89-87. The Mercury were down by 19 points at ... Read More »

Dr. Jen Welter brings “never quit factor” to Cardinals

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BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. — Dr. Jen Welter is cut from the exact same cloth her head coach is cut from. “You know, I’m taking a page from (Cardinals’ head) coach (Bruce) Arians’ playbook, and that’s just being real with people,” Welter said. “I am not perfect. I have not done all the right things, or said all the ... Read More »

Cardinals Training Camp Primer: Wide Receivers

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Who to throw to…who to throw to…who will Carson Palmer throw to this season? That’s a dilemma all 32 NFL head coaches and starting quarterbacks want to have when you’re talking about having an abundance of talent at the wide receiver position, like the Arizona Cardinals have. In this case, more is definitely better ... Read More »

AJ Cruz Signed by Bears

AJ Cruz is headed to the NFL, joining the Chicago Bears. (Photo: Brian Kreps)

By Brian Kreps Contributing writer CHANDLER, AZ. – A.J. Cruz of the Arizona Rattlers was signed by the Chicago Bears on Monday. The kick returner and fan favorite has never been to an NFL camp and is looking forward to it. “I am very eager and very excited. I still have a lot of work to do,” Cruz said. Cruz ... Read More »

Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Back in March at the NFL Owners Meeting, Arizona Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians was asked about female coaches, and if there will ever be any in the NFL. “The minute they can prove that they can make a player better, they’ll be hired, because all players want (to know) is, ‘How are you gonna ... Read More »

Cardinals Training Camp Primer: Offensive Line

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BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. — In the NFL, games are won in the trenches. If you don’t have solid offensive and defensive lines, then you’re not going to have much success at all. The Arizona Cardinals didn’t get championship caliber play out of their offensive line last season, but what they got from them wasn’t as bad as it’s ... Read More »